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A Father’s Daughter

You can’t do this and you shouldn’t do that.
And who was she in that big red hat?
Don’t wander far when off you go.
And stay off the “I” you drive to slow.

Did you take all your pills today?
At least your clothes match anyway.
How come you’ve got new after shave.
Kind of strong, now you behave!

But buried in those nagging words,
a daughter's love is always heard.
So such is life there is no other when
father's daughter becomes his mother.

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This is a very good description of a caretaker. Well done.


it reminds me of Wordsworth "the child is the father of the man"

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